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Distinguished, Technical Program Manager

Walmart

Walmart

IT, Operations
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart is a multinational people led tech powered omnichannel retailer with over 2.2M associates. At People Tech, we help, support and empower the HR department with technology and solutions to improving productivity, harnessing the opportunities for growth, focusing on well-being and cultivating cultures of belonging to all Walmart's associates.

Walmart People Tech is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Distinguished Technical Program Manager. You will be responsible of spearheading some of People Tech’s key projects, managing and leading collaboration with customers, stakeholders and engineering teams.


About Team:
The Enterprise People Technology team supports the successful deployment and adoption of new People technology across the enterprise. As a Fortune #1 company, our work impacts millions of associates globally. We strive to continuously improve people technology and products to help managers and associates so they can focus on what matters most - supporting our customers and members. People Technology is one of the major segments of Walmart Global Tech’s Enterprise Business Services, which is invested in building a compact, robust organization that includes service operations and technology solutions for Finance, People, and the Associate Digital Experience.

What you'll do:

This is a vital role with significant growth prospects. You will drive the success of complex, cross functional projects and programs within the People Tech domain. Some of this role key responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Project planning, scoping, dependency alignment, and scheduling

  • Leads and brokers agreement on end-to-end, high-level system /solution design of medium/high-complexity systems through an understanding of end-to-end systems.

  • Coordinate project teams and stakeholders

  • Track project progress and performance

  • Ensure project deliverables meet quality standards.

  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.

  • Communicate project status updates to relevant stakeholders.

  • Proactively identify and resolve project issues and conflicts.

  • Guides and influences program participants/stakeholders to focus on decision points, options for end outcomes, and solutions that unblock/de-risk and keep programs on track.

  • Develop and implement project management best practices and methodologies.

  • Mentors team members

  • Conduct post-project evaluations to identify areas for improvement.


What you'll bring:

  • Strong project management skills, including planning, scheduling, and budgeting.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with technical teams and stakeholders.

  • Ability to manage and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve project objectives.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve project issues.

  • Leads fast decision making among stakeholders and engineering teams

  • Strong technical expertise in distributed systems and mobile applications

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong leadership skills to guide project teams towards successful project completion.

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.


Benefits:
Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

Bellevue, Washington US-11075:The annual salary range for this position is $156,000.00-$312,000.00

Bentonville, Arkansas US-10735:The annual salary range for this position is $130,000.00-$260,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

• Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or related area and 7 years’ experience in engineering, engineering program management, technical program management, product management, or related area.
• Option 2: 9 years’ experience in engineering, engineering program management, technical program management, product management, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Certification in Project Management., Master’s degree in Business Administration, with specialization in strategy, supply chain, finance, information systems, or related area and 5 years’ experience in product design., We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

2501 Se J St, Ste A, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, United States of America